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Quotation by Virgil
Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro] (70–19 B.C.), Roman poet. Georgics, bk. 1, l. 30 (29 B.C.), trans. by Kate Hughes (1995).
Used to denote a far-off land or an unattainable goal: Thule was thought to be six days' travel north of England—possibly Iceland.
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